H.M.S. Rapid (1883)

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H.M.S. Rapid (1883)
Builder: Devonport Royal Dockyard[1]
Laid down: Apr, 1881[2]
Launched: 21 Mar, 1883[3]
Completed: Jul, 1884[4]
Commissioned: 9 Sep, 1884[5]
Sold: 1948[6]
H.M.S. Rapid was one of seven Satellite Class corvettes completed for the Royal Navy.

Service

Commissioned at Devonport on 9 September, 1884 for service on the Cape of Good Hope and West Coast of Africa.[7]

Re-commissioned at Sydney on 12 April, 1888.[8]

Captains

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 53.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 53.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 53.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 53.
  5. The Navy List. (February, 1888). p. 225.
  6. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 53.
  7. The Navy List. (September, 1885). p. 232.
  8. The Navy List. (April, 1891). p. 247.
  9. The Navy List. (February, 1888). p. 225.
  10. The Navy List. (April, 1891). p. 247.
  11. The Navy List. (March, 1892). p. 247.
  12. The Navy List. (April, 1894). p. 247.
  13. The Navy List. (March, 1896). p. 253.
  14. Brodie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48. f. 600.
  15. Brodie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48. f. 600.

Bibliography


Satellite Class Corvette
Satellite Caroline Heroine Hyacinth Rapid
  Pylades Royalist